Jakob D’herde (27) was trained as an architectural engineer at the KU Leuven. Currently working on a PhD concerning older people ageing in place in Flanders, Belgium, Jakob brings together spatial analysis with qualitative field work to try and understand how the meaning of home is negotiated in later life through homemaking practices. For this research, he is part of the Architecture – Interiority – Inhabitation (A2I) research group at the KU Leuven. He is also involved with the European Architecture Students’ Assemble (EASA), serving as a national contact from 2018-2021, and tutoring several workshops throughout the years. Finally, with the improv theatre group ‘viervrienden_impro’, he is currently preparing a show for the Brussels Bijoux project.